Survey, design, permit, and provide a maintenance dredge event with project certification through post dredge surveys of Christopher canal, Knox canal, and a small portion near the bridge in Bayharbor canal. This project was requested and funded by the MSBU Waterway Advisory Board. The result of this project will be restored permitted depth and width of the navigated channel
Project LocationChristopher, Knox, and Bayharbor canals within Manchester waterway system.
Project ImpactsImproved boaters access and safe navigation.
The MSBU requested initiation of this project in late January. County project management planned and put together a scope of work and submitted a request letter of interest to the Purchasing department to secure the services of an engineering firm to design the project and will include construction management. Letters of interest have been received and Atkins is the engineering firm selected for design. The county and Atkins have been working through negotiations for the last month and have come to a final agreement on scope and fees for this project. This following an increase scope of work requested by the MSBU advisory board. This project will now include a section of the Manchester near the Indianapolis canal. Atkins is preparing the final draft and it will be followed with a PO to start this work. PO was issued by the county on 6-22-22. The county and consultant will begin exchanging project information to start the design work for this project.
|Phase||Estimated Start Date||Forecast Completion||Actual Completion|
|Planning and Approval||01/18/2022||03/21/2022|
|Turnover & Closeout||03/03/2023|
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